Saints receivers re-emerge in ‘pick your poison’ offense

Wednesday, 22 October 2014 10:15
METAIRIE, La. -- The New Orleans Saints re-discovered their downfield passing game last week, with receivers Marques Colston and Kenny Stills both gaining more than 100 receiving yards in a 24-23 loss to the Detroit Lions. Stills ColstonIf that’s a sign of things to come, the Saints’ offense could indeed be ready to start rolling, as quarterback Drew Brees and others have suggested.
New Orleans Saints using no-huddle rather sparingly | Black and Gold Today
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 10:02
Drew Brees' 46-yard touchdown pass to Kenny Stills at Detroit capped a 4-play drive to open the third quarter, and it spanned all of 78 seconds thanks to the Saints' no-huddle attack the Lions failed to stop. On today's edition of Black and Gold Today, sports reporter Rachel Whittaker and sports columnist Jeff Duncan analyze the pros and cons of the no-huddle in the Saints' offense.
Packers-Saints Capsule
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 05:32
GREEN BAY (5-2) at NEW ORLEANS (2-4) Sunday, 8:30 p.m. ET, NBC OPENING LINE - Saints by 2 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Green Bay 3-3-1, New Orleans 2-4 SERIES RECORD - Packers lead 16-7 LAST MEETING - Packers beat Saints 28-27, Sept. 30, 2012 LAST WEEK - Packers beat Panthers 38-17; Saints lost to Lions 24-23
New Orleans Saints back home for big week: Live chat with beat reporter Evan Woodbery at 11:30 a.m.
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 04:51
A week after a stunning meltdown at Detroit, the schedule gets no easier for the New Orleans Saints. The good news for the Saints (2-4) is that their game against the Green Bay Packers (5-2) on Sunday night is at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, where they have yet to lose a game. Have any thoughts or questions about the Saints' preparation this week? Drop a line in the comments field below.
Saints' D plans for turnovers in 'Operation: Feed Drew'
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 04:29
Breaking News: The defense wants to create turnovers. The New Orleans Saints are desperate to turn their 2-4 season around. For that to happen, Rob Ryan's defense knows it must improve its takeaway ratio in order to give Drew Brees and the offense more opportunities, especially on a short field. The Saints have caused just four turnovers on the season (tied for 30th).
Green Bay Packers vs New Orleans Saints: Breaking Down Green Bay's Game Plan
Tuesday, 21 October 2014 22:44
Entering Week 8, the Green Bay Packers have a 5-2 record and have won five of their last six matches. On the flip side, the New Orleans Saints have started the season with a 2-4 record, with their past two weeks consisting of a bye week and a loss to the Detroit Lions, who at 5-2 are tied with the Packers on top of the NFC North.
New Orleans Saints find roles for young defenders as injury list grows
Tuesday, 21 October 2014 15:02
The New Orleans Saints are about to reach the midpoint of their season. And with it comes an injury report that has been steadily growing. To this point, the Saints have been fairly lucky about injuries. They've lost safety Jairus Byrd and defensive end Glenn Foster to injured reserve. At this point last season, they'd already lost Kenyon Coleman, Will Smith, Jonathan Vilma and Patrick Robinson.
New Orleans Saints' search for second starting cornerback failed from the start: Larry Holder
Tuesday, 21 October 2014 11:36
The New Orleans Saints were on easy street at cornerback, for once, during the 2013 season. They weren't going to find much better than Keenan Lewis and Jabari Greer. The tandem stood as one of the primary factors in such an over-achieving turnaround on defense last season. New Orleans was 8-2 when Lewis and Greer started together. Greer then sustained what turned out to be a career-ending compound knee injury in Week 11 against the…
New Orleans Saints' Pierre Thomas, Jonathan Goodwin, Khiry Robinson don't practice Wednesday
Tuesday, 21 October 2014 11:19
New Orleans Saints running backs Pierre Thomas (rib/shoulder) and Khiry Robinson (forearm), center Jonathan Goodwin (knee/ankle) and linebacker Kyle Knox (ankle) did not practice on Wednesday. Khiry Robinson was wearing a wrist brace after practice but told reporters that "he had a boo boo" but felt OK. Nose tackle Brodrick Bunkley (concussion), tight end Jimmy Graham (shoulder), linebacker Ramon Humber (ankle) and cornerback Keenan Lewis (knee/shoulder) were limited.
Feelin' the Brees: New Orleans Saints' offensive stats through Game 6
Tuesday, 21 October 2014 07:51
An illustrated look at how Drew Brees and the 2-4 New Orleans Saints' top five offensive playmakers have performed so far this season and during their 24-23 loss to the Lions last Sunday in Detroit. View full size Note: This weekly graphic ranks players by total yards (rushing and receiving), but does not include yardage or touchdowns from special teams play.
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